Kate Ellwanger, a.k.a. Dot, hails from Olympia, Washington. She is an experimental beatsmith with a background in classical music, which makes for an interesting ingredient in modern track lacing. This 21-year-old producer will be releasing her new album Evolve or Dissolve on June 25 via Alpha Pup Records. Her quirky style is exemplified through her organic approach to beat-making and her influence from artists such as Nosaj Thing, Portishead, and James Blake.
Luckily for us, she provided us an early sneak peek of Evolve or Dissolve with title track “Evolve or Dissolve”. She utilizes a generous amount of loopy synths along with a solid percussive foundation. The dream-like vibe is oddly exhilarating, reeling you in from the very beginning seconds. Take a peek below for an early taste from Evolve or Dissolve.